Ancient History and Why it’s Important

When asked the question “so what do you study?”, responding with “ancient history” can often result in someone belittling the subject, often without intent. From my experience, people assume that events that happened so far in the past hold little relevance to the modern day, and that ancient history is a relatively easy subject that…… Continue reading Ancient History and Why it’s Important

Manchester

There’s a really pretty part of Manchester alongside the canal underneath the railway bridge. Knowing very little about Manchester’s history, I was (embarrassingly) excited when I saw a sign pointing towards a Roman fort just a few metres away from where I was. Right away, I turned the corner and found a replica built on…… Continue reading Manchester

Skye

With the hope that this won’t become another failed attempt at being productive, I want this blog to be a place to write about and document my interests, in particular the really interesting and fun parts of ancient history which are often forgotten about in the famous tales of corrupt politicians, dictators, invasions and so-and-so…… Continue reading Skye